July 25, 2019 – Chubb has appointed Jason Hawksworth to a new senior role leading its Distribution team. As Head of Distribution, Australia & New Zealand, he will take responsibility for ensuring Chubb has a strong focus on broker intermediated business serving small commercial, mid-market and major account clients.
Jason has two decades of insurance industry experience including the past four years with Chubb. In his previous role as Head of Chubb’s Independent Broker Unit, he achieved strong growth with independent brokers and deepened broker relationships via the establishment of the Cornerstone partner program.
In the new role, he will build on broker relationships, working closely with Chubb’s Australian branch operations in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane and Adelaide, and also New Zealand operations in Auckland and Christchurch.
Chubb’s tailored approach to different broker segments will continue including global brokers, Cornerstone partners, cluster groups and independent brokers.
Jarrod Hill, Chubb’s Country President, Australia & New Zealand said, “Jason is practical, professional and pragmatic and he has earned an excellent reputation. I have no doubt that he is ideally placed to implement Chubb’s strategic intent of being a market leading intermediated distribution company.”
“While we are delighted to be winning new business and getting voted by brokers as NIBA General Insurer of the Year, we know there is so much more we need to do to make it easier and more productive for brokers to trade with Chubb. Jason’s leadership will be critical in driving service improvements and value with benefits flowing to brokers and clients.”
Chubb is the world's largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company. With operations in 54 countries and territories, Chubb provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance, personal accident and supplemental health insurance, reinsurance and life insurance to a diverse group of clients.
As an underwriting company, we assess, assume and manage risk with insight and discipline. We service and pay our claims fairly and promptly. The company is also defined by its extensive product and service offerings, broad distribution capabilities, exceptional financial strength and local operations globally.
Parent company Chubb Limited is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: CB) and is a component of the S&P 500 index. Chubb maintains executive offices in Zurich, New York, London, Paris and other locations, and employs more than 30,000 people worldwide.
Additional information can be found at: chubb.com/au